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Microsoft has announced the general availability of Visual FoxPro 9.0 for developers making applications for databases.

The set of tools allows developers to create apps for desktop, client-server or web environments. The new version has improved SQL language capabilities

More info from Microsoft here.

In more database shenanigans doubts have been cast on the scalability of the upcoming release SQL Server 2005. It is due to ship this summer but so far there is no sign of the TCP-C benchmarking tests.

Forrester Research is publishing a report titled "SQL Server 2005 Likely to Fall Short in High-End Performance Delivery" - which perhaps gives a little too much away. The report's author Noel Yuhanna believes Microsoft would have released figures if they had been any good. Yuhanna also said that beta users are not seeing benefits in terms of high-end scalability.

More details on eweek here.®

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